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Weber Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The budget passed the House by a vote of 219 to 206. After the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: "Every day, Americans make a budget for themselves, their households, and their businesses. Today, Congress passed a budget for the nation.... Read more »

The Facts: Bill clears way for Port Freeport to deepen channel

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FREEPORT — President Barack Obama’s signature on a $12.3 billion water resources bill Tuesday is expected to help make Port Freeport’s channel-deepening project a reality. The Water Resources Reform Development Act of 2014 reached the president’s desk after the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate overwhelmingly voted to pass the bill earlier this year. Read more »

ABC 13 Houston: Water underneath the bridge? Congress strikes rare compromise on water bill.

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A Houston area congressman is praising a rare compromise on Capitol Hill. Representative Randy Weber, a Republican from Texas' 14th district, "Not only is this legislation significant to my district," he said in a press release to Eyewitness News, "but it will play a pivotal role in strengthening our nation's waterway infrastructure." Read more »

SpacePolicyOnline.Com: NASA Authorization Bill Easily Passes the House

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The House passed the 2014 NASA Authorization Act, H.R. 4412, today under a legislative procedure called suspension of the rules. No amendments are allowed under that procedure, which is used for bills expected to be non-controversial. The bill passed by a vote of 401-2. The chairmen and ranking members of the full House Science, Space and Technology (SS&T) Committee and its Space Subcommittee were... Read more »

Port Arthur News: Waterway project clears Senate, heads to president

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A waterway improvement bill has jumped its second hurdle and is now on its way to the president’s desk. “With the Senate passing WRRDA by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 91-7, we are one step closer to the Sabine Neches Channel improvement project being authorized. This project will promote competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth locally and nationally. I hope that the President will ... Read more »

IFDA: U.S. Rep. Randy Weber Receives Foodservice Distribution Industry's Thomas Jefferson Award

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 9, 2014 — U.S. Representative Randy Weber has been named as a recipient of the 2014 Thomas Jefferson Award by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA). The award honors the legislator’s work to strengthen the free enterprise system. During each Congress, IFDA presents the Thomas Jefferson Award to Senators and Members of Congress who demonstrate their comm... Read more »

Port Arthur News: Water bill passes House

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PORT ARTHUR — A bill that will authorize construction of the Sabine-Neches channel improvement project is one step closer to becoming law. With an overwhelming 412-4 vote, the United States House of Representatives passed the Conference Report for the Water Resources Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), according to a press release from Rep. Randy Weber, R-Friendswood. Read more »